Partial Kerch Bridge Destruction Further Complicates Russia’s War Effort

1958 October 2: Guinea Independence Day
Most Central and Eastern European Presidents condemn Russia
All votes counted; seven lists make it into the Saeima

October 3: Peat Cutting Monday, Falkland Islands
1932 October 3: Iraq Independence Day
1990 October 3: German reunification/German Unity Day
Russia’s war pushes Latvia’s voters to the center
Barbora Krejcikova beats Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit to win Tallinn Open
More than 4 200 Russian citizens allowed to cross Latvia’s border in September
Russia should face even tougher sanctions – Estonia’s MP
Latvia’s PM says he is prepared to lead the government again
Cheap euro keeps prices high at gas stations
Is Lithuania on the way to becoming a biotech powerhouse?
Lagle Parek reunites with two fellow women former dissident prisoners
Levits: Government formation process could take a month
German Navy frigate visits Tallinn
Fewer women make it into new Saeima
Lithuanian takes shot at Guinness World Record after walking 15km on crutches
American translator opens multilingual bookstore-cafe in Haapsalu
Russia’s charge d’affaires ordered out of Lithuania
Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to scientist of Estonian origin
Lithuanian soldier wounded in Ukraine
What are the most likely Latvian coalition models?
Estonia missing out on €145 million in VAT from foreign e-shops
Lithuania wants its $2.8 mln transferred from NATO’s Afghan trust fund to Ukraine
Latvia’s Tet disputes personal data handling fine
Three Lithuanian mountaineers die in Georgia
460 foreigners told to leave Latvia in second quarter of 2022
Estonia’s defence minister: We have more allied firepower than ever before
Gobzems quits party and politics
Two-thirds of Lithuanians support closing borders to Russians – survey
Estonia: PPA removing border razor wire installed after migrant crisis
Latvia’s corruption watchdog to investigate claims of Putin’s possible payments to Ainārs Šlesers
Estonia summons Russian ambassador to condemn annexations, ‘referenda’
Lithuania will never recognize Moscow’s annexation of Ukrainian regions – parlt speaker
Narva businesses concerned by Russian counter-sanction cargo transport ban
Latvia: Official GDP figures for 2020 and 2021 revised
Tallinn to scale back investment plans, key projects still make the cut
Levits gives green light to Kariņš for “preliminary” government formation talks
French Foreign Legion, 2e REG: 2022 Mission Lynx in Estonia
Bosnia, Bulgaria, Brazil and Latvia: Your guide to what happened during a busy election weekend
Ukrainian school opens in Lithuania’s Klaipėda, Vilnius despite lack of permit
OKAS 2022 ~ British Army’s 2 rifles battlegroup in southern Estonia
Using EU funds, Latvia has plans to develop more than 2 000 electric car recharge points
NATO must invite Ukraine, Lithuania will back its membership – minister
Ukrainian refugees queuing for days at Estonian-Russian border
Russian Propaganda Dominates Moldova’s Gagauzia
New silk way: Kazakhstan transport in Asia-EU trade focus
France, Denmark Negotiate Additional Caesar Howitzers for Ukraine: Report
U.S. to send mobile rocket launchers to Ukraine in $625 mln aid package -officials
Finland in Kuala Lumpur presents the Future is Made in Finland series
Truss forced into U-turn on tax after week of market turmoil
Sweden blocks off area around Nord Stream leaks for ‘crime scene investigation’
Ukraine claws back more territory Russia is trying to absorb
Russia Smuggling Ukrainian Grain to Help Pay for Putin’s War
Is Moscow involved? Supporters of Burkina Faso coup wave Russian flags
Denmark to Launch North Sea Energy Island Tender in Spring 2023
Nine NATO allies back Ukraine’s path to membership
Poland demands €1.3 trillion in WWII reparations from Germany
Do Bulgaria’s Snap Elections Signal A Shift Away From The West And Toward The Kremlin?
Norway Deploys Soldiers At Oil, Gas Plants In Wake Of Nord Stream Leaks
After School Was Destroyed, Ukrainian Teacher Conducts Online Lessons Outside Her Ruined Home
Poland’s oldest university to move classes online after energy bill rises 700%
Finland’s Gasgrid expects commissioning LNG cargo to arrive in mid-December
Poland’s Judicial Reform Falls Short of EU Expectations, Complicating Cooperation Against Russia
A Stronger But Less Ambitious NATO: What Sweden and Finland’s Membership Will Mean
Czech Republic crowd funds purchase of T-72 tank for Ukraine
Why You See so Many Babies In Denmark Sleeping Outside and Alone
North Korea fires a ballistic missile over Japan

1966 October 4: Lesotho Independence Day
Christie’s International Real Estate Expands Into Estonia, One Of Northern Europe’s Top Emerging Luxury Markets
Four convicted in Latvia for procurement fraud, €780 000 in EU funds fully recovered
Tallinn Stock Exchange falls by 15 percent in 2022 so far
Latvia Registers 5 Times Fewer Russian Arrivals Than Estonia & Lithuania
Jõelähtme gravestone yields riddle of indecipherable text
President: nominating Lembergs for PM’s seat would cause enormous risks for Latvia’s security
EU Ambassador to Ukraine: Ukraine afraid of West getting distracted, not Moscow’s threats
Wärtsilä to supply new Bio-LNG plant in Latvia
Estonian minister in Dublin: Domestic violence prevention needs cooperative approach
Voters in Western Europe support parties with ethnic Latvian electorate; Russian speakers’ parties perform better in Eastern Europe
Census: More people of foreign origin consider themselves ethnic Estonians
Russians of Lithuanian descent desperate to flee mobilisation
US military financing to Estonia reaches $140.5 million in 2022
UK-led forces to up vigilance in Baltic and North Sea after Nord Stream blasts
EU finance ministers’ agreement means €83m for Estonian energy investments
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Wins Competition to Design a New Net Zero Carbon Business Center in Lithuania
Presidents: Estonia and Finland prepared for infrastructure attacks
German troops arriving in Lithuania for training
Estonia: State debt burden to rise by €780 million in 2023
Ukrainian, Lithuanian leaders decry Musk’s ‘Ukraine-Russia peace’ plan
Ukrainian artist Daria Kalashnikova: “That moment, I felt that Latvia would accept me”
Swedbank ex-CEO goes on trial over Estonia money laundering scandal
Russia’s counter-sanctions on EU trucks not big loss for Lithuania, says economist
Eesti Gaas CEO: Gas market competitiveness needs access to LNG terminal
Lithuanian FSRU resumes ops after maintenance
Tallinn Open director hoping for WTA tournament in Estonia again next year
Levits in Warsaw: No-one but Putin believes his ‘referendum’ results
Estonia offers scarcity value with 10 year
Lithuanian lawyer arrested on suspicions of spying for Belarus
Watch: Estonian Pavilion at Venice Biennale on virtual platform
Lithuania Avoids Becoming the ‘New Estonia’ After Updated Crypto Regulation Announced
FM: Estonia must be prepared for Russia to organize border provocations
Sugihara House in Kaunas under threat of closure as government shuns calls for funding
Depeche Mode set to play Tallinn next summer on ‘Memento Mori’ tour
Lithuanian Parliament rejects Romuva again despite ECHR decision
The Ecosystem: e-residency draws start-ups into Estonia’s orbit
Estonian PM says West should heed, not appease Putin threats
3M pays Flanders €100 million in damages for pollution
‘A kind of murder’: Putin’s draft targets Crimea’s Tatars
“Russia is mobilizing the Crimean Tatars in order to force them to leave Crimea,” Rustem Umerov
Artsakh, Concerned about Armenia-Azerbaijan ‘Peace Talks,’ Emphasizes Expectations
Georgia struggles to cope with another wave of Russian emigres
Russia’s ‘Sham’ Referendums In Ukraine Met With Silence From Central Asia
Why Russia and China Aren’t Intervening in Central Asia
ECB Says European Banks Are Too Optimistic About Macro Risks
ECB must at a ‘minimum’ stop stimulus, Lagarde says
Elon Musk sparks social media uproar in Ukraine by tweeting his ‘peace’ plan
Current crises underline the need for Germany to overhaul innovation policy to ensure its industries remain competitive, says OECD
EU Commission allows collective bargaining for solo self-employed
Ruling Fidesz votes down motion for Finland, Sweden NATO bid
EU minimum wage directive gets final stamp of approval
What Rovanperä’s title means for Finland
EU ministers back €20 billion plan to ditch Russian fossil fuels
Russia’s war in Ukraine has sent marines from famously neutral Sweden into the arms of NATO
Readout of US President Biden’s Call with President Zelenskyy of Ukraine
Norway’s practice of blowing up WWII sea mines is deadly for marine mammals
Moldova’s future is tied to Russia’s war in Ukraine
Belarus’s Lukashenko accuses Ukraine of border provocations
Czechs troll Russia with mock annexation of Kaliningrad
UK adds one designation under Russian sanction regime
Poland’s “Elbow-High” king was taller than believed, finds camera probe of tomb
Poland: Army receives short-range missile defence system
Germany says issue of WWII reparations for Poland closed
Denmark’s Shape Robotics wins 1.4 mln euro order in Romania
Landmark agreements strengthen UK-Poland defence relations
UK Seeks 20-Year Gas Deal With Norway to Avoid Winter Blackouts
Ukraine is hitting Russia hard in the regions Moscow is trying to seize
Ukrainian Villagers Forcibly Taken to Russia Still Haven’t Made It Home

Estonia hands confiscated crowdfunded Russian drones to Ukrainian Army
Latvia’s PM: we can form a stable government, but I’m not sure everyone wants that
Estonia: Revocation of Metropolitan Eugene’s residence permit possible
Following controversial reform, Lithuanian police stations forced to rely on volunteers
Young entrepreneurs from Central Asia study Latvian experience in green business development
Taste Estonia organises a three-day HORECA delegation
Latvia: Polar bears and penguins: parties disagree over best coalition model
US boosts military assistance to Lithuania
Annual Latvian charity marathon will benefit Ukrainian child refugees
Census: More households in Estonia living in single-family homes
EU’s eighth Russia sanctions package weak but better than none, says Vilnius
Estonia: completion of Rail Baltic to Latvia has been postponed until after 2030
Far more women teachers than men in Latvia
Lithuania, NATO allies hold military exercise in Curonian Spit
Last of Finland’s Lenin statues toppled
Don’t go potty to stay warm, experts warn
Real estate prices, transactions volumes falling in Estonia
Klaipedos Nafta exercises option to acquire floating storage regasification unit Independence from Norway’s Höegh LNG
Estonian minister: Russian authorities took refugees waiting at border away
Why Ukraine Has Seen Centuries of Conflict
Lithuania builds new X-ray system on border with Belarus to curb contraband
Cost cuts mean no Tallinn fireworks display this New Year’s Eve
Lithuania to use unspent Afghan army aid funds for Ukraine’s needs
Estonian National Museum marks 80th anniversary of Peeter Mudist
Baltic Sea Docs explores documentary filmmaking and mental health
Estonia blocks postal merger for a second time
Latvia: Four party coalition still desirable, insists Kariņš
Estonia’s population has become more diverse
Ukraine-bound vehicles have batteries stolen in Rīga suburb
Some Estonian brands still using producers in Belarus
Update: Situation at the EU’s land borders with Russia
Azerbaijan, Estonia eye cooperation prospects
Lithuania concludes riot probe, 87 named suspects
Census: Majority of Estonians still live in apartments
Focus on core international crimes during annual meeting of experts on joint investigation teams
How Estonia adjusted its national branding strategy in response to the war in Ukraine
More funding to be diverted toward procurement of liquefied natural gas in Latvia
Lithuania asks UN committee to lift temporary protection measures applied on Soviet monument in Antakalnis Cemetery
Estonia the seventh-largest cheese producer in the world per capita
Latvia returns to Miss Universe after 16 years
Finnish interior construction leader Maler Oy to establish production facility in Lithuania
San Marino Declaration for Sustainable and Inclusive Architecture Receives Signatures of Norman Foster and Stefano Boeri
New era for Irish language courses in the Civil Service
Georgia’s rebel wheat farmers fight against dependence on Russia
Ukrainian Forces Prepare For Potential Attack By Belarus
Slovenia hesitant about Ukraine’s NATO membership
Philippines’ Marcos open to buying Russian fuel, proposes new Myanmar approach
Germany-Spain summit: Pyrenees pipeline project is of ‘paramount importance’
Ukraine nuclear workers recount abuse, threats from Russians
German exports beat expectations despite cooling global economy
White House accuses Opec+ of aligning with Russia
Denmark’s concerns over Qatar’s human rights ahead of 2022 World Cup is hypocritical
State ministry reports leak at German nuclear plant, experts investigating
German services sector weakens in Sept slightly more than initial estimate -PMI
EU Approves Eighth Round Of Sanctions Against Russia
Iraq-born Sweden MEP cuts hair in solidarity with Iranian women
EIB chief signals joint action plan for COP27 and giant Ukraine fund
Ukraine war: Irishman Rory Mason killed fighting for International Legion
Big Brazilian gold refiner delisted amid Amazon mining probe
Kazakhstan snubs Russian demand to expel Ukrainian ambassador
Man topples ancient Roman busts in Vatican museums
International Boxing Association lifts ban on Russia, Belarus
Top EU official vows to ‘stress test’ pipelines after leaks
As Poland pushes ahead with first nuclear plant, locals voice concern
EU chief open to gas price cap as ‘temporary solution’ to energy crisis
Ukraine claims major breakthroughs in Luhansk and Kherson
Ukraine Added To Spain-Portugal 2030 World Cup Bid In Sign Of European Solidarity
Poland has discussed hosting nuclear weapons with US, says president
Top EU banks exposed to $239bn in fossil fuel assets
Denmark to hold early election in November
Nobel Prize for 3 chemists who made molecules ‘click’
Poland “threatened by aggression of the left” from both east and west, warns Kaczyński
UK, Poland to pool missile development for their land, naval forces
Turkey summons Sweden envoy over ‘insulting’ TV show

1934 October 6: Proclamation of the Catalan state
Local governments in Võru County appeal to state for economic aid
Deterrence and defence in Lithuania – German brigade conducts first exercise on the road to NATO’s new force model
Work begins on removing Red Army symbols from Maarjamäe Memorial site
Latvia’s parliament denounces previous agreement with Belarus on investments
Cost of long-term borrowing for Estonia rises 32-fold, to 4 percent
‘Jerusalem of Lithuania’ remains witness to the horrors of the Nazi genocide and their willing collaborators
Russian players able to compete in Estonian ice hockey league
Rīga Airport continues to bounce back
Members of first Riigikogu to follow independence restoration reunite
In the event of mobilisation in Latvia National Guard to be called in to active service
Estonian government issues €1 billion in ten-year bonds
Energy anxiety means a busy season for chimney sweeps
Lithuania’s heating bills for October rise 100 percent year-on-year
‘Pealtnägija’ shadows officials working at Narva border checkpoint
‘I can’t promise 2023 will be easier,’ says Lithuanian minister
Cracks appearing in walls as noted Tallinn art building subsides
In future, drunk driving could mean losing your car
Lithuanian federation condemns IBA decision allowing Russian boxers to compete
One year on, Lidl is among Latvian retail’s big hitters
European Commission President von der Leyen to visit Estonia on Monday
Growing hub Lithuania ready to welcome biotech sector to EFIB’22
Bank of Estonia: Interest payments may rise considerably in next few years
Delna: the next coalition in Latvia should combine anti-corruption parties
[Estonia] Minister: CO2 component near half of universal service price
Vilnius to mark birthday with comical 90s-style campaign
Estonia: Thousands opt out of universal electricity service
Russia interested in Latvian election results, says security chief
Former finance minister: Estonia will have to borrow €1.2 billion next year
We’ll emerge from crisis stronger, more resilient, Lithuanian minister tells investors
Estonian FM: Ukrainians being taken away from border no coincidence
Register now for world Latvian dictation day
Tallinn donates 50 laptops to school in Zhytomyr, Ukraine
2 Latvians Detained at Polish-German Border for Facilitating Illegal Border Crossing of 13 People
Estonian-founded pharma firm submits first drug to Canadian authorities
Baltics, Poland, Finland to hold joint civil protection exercise
Northern Ireland U16s defeat Estonia
Lithuania is a China-free country, says FM
Estonia can learn from Azerbaijan’s experience in reconstruction process – mayor of Estonian city
[Latvia] ‘Wagner hall’ restoration to receive 5 million euros from Germany
Transforming Estonia’s circular economy
Lembergs and his anti-NATO position praised by Russian propaganda programme
Billionaire and Tesla CEO Musk’s Crimea «proposal» sets off uproar in Lithuania
Estonian ministry earmarking EUR 10 mln in 2023 state budget for ensuring food security
German brigade elements arrive in Lithuania
EyeVi of Estonia Selects Austin for its U.S. Headquarters
Latvia and Britain lead resignations from bobsleigh and skeleton committees due to Russian presence
Greenland’s future may be written under North Sea
Northern Cyprus gives UN one month for recognition ‘or leave’
Kazakh, European Officials Hold Expert Talks on Kazakhstan’s Social Reforms in Prague
Sydney smashes rainfall record as Australia braces for more floods
Quarter of young people are LGBT, Stonewall survey suggests
French writer Annie Ernaux awarded Nobel Prize in literature
Courting the limelight: Poland’s unlikely freedom fighter
Poland wants NATO nuclear weapons at home
U.N. body rejects debate on China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims in blow to West
German lawmakers call for deeper ties with Taiwan
Germany is preparing for a rough winter of sky-high energy costs
Britain could face three-hour power cuts this winter, National Grid warns
US to boost gas exports to Germany under deal with EnBW
Why Finland’s top diplomat is proud of EU’s response to Russia
MEPs urge EU to step up humanitarian aid as Horn of Africa faces famine
Finland’s first open-access rail operator prepares operations, what did their journey look like?
Finland prepares for blackouts as squeeze looms – TSO
EU Parliament backs MidCat pipeline, despite French opposition
The Ukraine War in data: 20 HIMARS equals 20 game changers for Ukraine
Hungary and Turkey are the last two roadblocks to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden
‘European Political Community’ takes shape in face of Russia’s war
Belarus bans consumer price rises
Ukraine: EU agrees on eighth package of sanctions against Russia
Norway limits access for Russian fishing trawlers in security push
Germany expects recession next year as gas crisis bites – sources
€24 billion worth of non-repayable grants from the EU: Poland’s largest cohesion policy programme approved
Ukraine retakes more territory in Putin’s ‘annexed’ regions
Inspection of leaks at Nord Stream pipelines points to sabotage, Sweden says
Russia launches airstrike on Ukraine from territory of Belarus – General Staff
Poland, Italy, Greece and Belgium design natural gas price cap mechanism
Turkey’s Erdogan suggests Sweden, Finland can join NATO separately
Spanish budget 2023 allocates 17.2% of investments to Catalonia, below GDP share

Latvia’s Riga Airport issues Airport City tender: part two – principle gateway for Baltic States
Estonia: We need to be prepared for mass border crossings from Russia
Gofaizen & Sherle to Help Businesses Scale the New Lithuanian Cryptocurrency Regulations
Estonia looking to build on Nations League success ahead of Euro 2024 draw
Lithuania’s Nauseda: Need to build strong deterrence to keep Kremlin at bay
Estonian triathlete Timmo Jeret third in Hawaii
Latvia supports Ukraine’s accession to EU and NATO – Karins
Estonia women’s football team beat Lithuania to reach Baltic Cup final
Latvia’s Russian Speakers Make Radical Electoral Choices
Aaviksoo: Higher education needs substantive not merely financial solutions
New STRATCOMCOE podcast ponders ‘democracy and war’
Estonian president: Continued sanctions against Kremlin are important
Latvia: National Alliance, United List dig in their heels over coalition model
Estonia: Center Party chair in Kohtla-Järve: Town on verge of ‘political disaster’
Latvia receives third brand new electric train
Estonian PM Kaja Kallas meets with Ukrainian counterpart in Prague
Armed Belarusian guards escort migrants to Lithuania, video shows
Putin superyacht spotted off Estonian coast followed closely by PPA
Lithuania’s controversial Family Movement to organise new rally ‘in defence of constitution’
Moscow Synod of Estonian Orthodox Church cannot keep making politcal statements
Lithuania: Five arrested for credit fraud of up to €343 000
Estonia’s Paul Aron moves up to Formula 3 with Prema Racing
Prestigious school in Kaunas fires teacher following sexual harassment allegations
Estonia to decide on Metropolitan Eugene’s residence permit next week
Rise of housing prices in Latvia more rapid than average in EU and Eurozone
Unmanaged forests now emit more CO2 than they absorb
Lithuanian government endorses 2023 budget bill
Kalev/Cramo suffer first defeat of season against BK Liepaja after overtime
Lithuania joins Ukraine, Norway, Estonia and Poland in boycotting gymnastics Congress over involvement of Russia and Belarus
Kallas: Keeping troops in Estonia a major expense for UK
Latvia gets 200 million euros as part of European Recovery Fund
Estonia sends more ammunition, protective equipment to Ukraine
Minimum wage to go up to 840 euros in Lithuania
Estonia: Viru County Court bans press from Ossipenko hearing
Latvia to receive 200 million dollars from U.S. in security funding this year
Estonian Boxing Association has no intention of inviting Belarusian or Russian athletes to competitions
Ales Bialiatski wins Nobel Peace Prize. A decade ago, he was imprisoned over Lithuania’s mistake
Europe’s new goal: solar panels on roofs of every shed, factory and home
Putin will escalate the war anyway, so start Ukraine’s NATO negotiations now, Lithuanian PM
Baltic Assembly Literature Prize awarded to Estonian writer Kai Aareleid
Belarusian opposition: Minsk regime has a network of agents in Lithuania
Reinsalu: UN Russian human rights resolution a ‘diplomatic victory’
Russia rejects Latvia’s education reform that abolishes teaching in Russian language
Building 100% digital state and local governments
Switzerland sends rubble-clearing equipment to Ukraine
Belgium Foreign Minister cuts hair in Parliament in support of Iranian women
Suspect arrested in the Netherlands for circumventing EU trade sanctions against Russia
Autonomy of Corsica: discussions at a standstill, “by mutual agreement” says Gilles Simeoni
France, Netherlands Urge Citizens To Leave Iran As Soon As Possible
Andorra freezes $51 million in alleged Odebrecht bribes
An Icelandic saga for the sustainability crisis – why data centers in Iceland may have found their moment
Slovenia becomes first post-communist country to legalize same-sex marriage, adoptions
Some 78 ex-Communist Spies Working in Albanian Institutions
European Commission recommends abolishing visa regime for Kosovo’s citizens
Turkey deploys strike drones in occupied Cyprus
Italy Air Force chief wants in on US next-gen helicopter tech — pronto
Moldova extends state of emergency amid Ukraine war, gas supply uncertainty
A referendum for Kaliningrad was held on Twitter, now it is a part of the Czech Republic called Královec. The President of Slovakia is thinking about the official visit
PM Mark Rutte to visit Dutch troops stationed in Romania
Putin’s conscription drive targets Russia’s ethnic minorities
Artsakh lawmakers call on international community to recognize the independence of the Republic
Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to EU mission on border
Georgians bristle as country becomes reluctant refuge for fleeing Russians
Civic freedoms remain highly restricted as Karakalpakstan protests turn violent, bloggers and activists targeted
President Biden Signs Executive Order to Implement the European Union-U.S. Data Privacy Framework
ECB will have to reduce bond holdings in foreseeable future, Nagel says
Canada to implement new measures against the Iranian regime
Australia Should Work Closely With U.S. to Master Nuclear Submarine Building, Congressmen Say
South Korea Plans to Fight Kimchi ‘Crisis’
The elderly in South Korea are complaining that too many signs and menus are in English and they can’t read it
South Korean conservatives mull scrapping military deal with North Korea
Google will open its first data center in Japan in 2023
Chile’s Easter Island ‘Moai’ statues face irreparable damage after wildfire
Aeroflot resumes direct flights to Seychelles on Oct. 8
Erdogan says Turkey still negative on Sweden’s NATO bid
Macron at Europe’s center stage with new summit initiative
Gas consumption too high: Germany faces ‘very serious’ situation
Poland plans barrier on Russian border reveals official
Putin orders Russia to seize Exxon-led Sakhalin 1 oil and gas project
Human rights campaigners of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine win Nobel Peace Prize
Poland claims German energy plan will destroy EU’s single market
US, UK hold drone drill in Persian Gulf after Iran seizures
Reconstruction of Ukraine can bring Poland 190 billion zloty
Poland, UK sign agreements on new weapon developments; SHORAD takes step forward
Binance-linked blockchain hit by $570 million crypto hack
Why the U.S. Might Not Use a Nuke, Even if Russia Does
Almost 50 brought into custody at Extinction Rebellion Finland protest in Helsinki
Yacht owned by sanctioned Russian tycoon docks in Hong Kong
Signs to watch for if US believes a Russian nuclear attack on Ukraine is imminent
Finnish government survives confidence vote over electricity prices, Fortum
Erdogan and Putin discuss improving ties, ending Ukraine war
Sudbury author releases book set in Finland’s Winter War
A decisive winter of war ahead
Liverpool to host 2023 Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine
Finland ties up with Kerala govt to implement ‘Little KITEs’ model
Marin: Important for Finland, Sweden to join Nato together
Iran denies security forces killed 16-year-old, says she fell off roof
Leader of Belarus gifts Putin a tractor for 70th birthday
Focus on High North Defense in Norway’s National Budget of 2023
EU Leaders No Closer To Price Cap On Russian Gas After Informal Summit In Prague
Russian PM asks for role in Nord Stream explosions probe: Sweden
Human trafficking on the rise in Germany
U.S. Navy jet flew across Baltic hours after Nord Stream burst
Police suspect thousands of Finnish firms may be victims of domain name fraud
Poland appoints temporary governance for Russian firm Novatek
U.S. aims to hobble China’s chip industry with sweeping new export rules
Germany seen as a less reliable international partner than before, survey says
Poster display of dictators marks Putin’s birthday in Helsinki
Junior partner Junts will leave Catalan government
Knife-wielding man arrested after entering Iran embassy in Denmark
Ukraine war: World must act now to stop Russia nuclear threat – Zelensky
Princess of Wales sends special World Cup message urging England rugby team to ‘bring the cup home’
Inside the small Finnish city that became a big player in climate action
Haiti’s leader requests foreign armed forces to quell chaos

1991 October 8: Croatia Independence Day
NATO ‘must do more’ against Russia, German defense minister says
Drones launched from Saaremaa monitor pollution and ships in Baltic Sea
After years of being ignored, the countries that know Putin’s Russia the best have been proved totally right
[Estonia] Rescue Board: First place to seek emergency shelter is own home
Latvian opera singer Jānis Sproģis dies
The country where 25pc inflation is a ‘low price to pay’ to see off Russia
The strange and wonderful things to see in Lithuania this autumn
Zombie folk punk duo Puuluup win big at ‘Etnokulp’ Awards
For NATO, the question of Ukraine’s membership is a big elephant that’s impossible not to notice
Estonia ‘Welcomes and Congratulates’ Ukraine on Crimean Bridge Blast
Germany says NATO must do more to defend against Putin’s ‘delusions of grandeur’
Sārts: Crimea bridge hit by both symbolical and practical blow
Lithuanian Biker Tries Longest No-Hand Motorcycle Wheelie Ever, Breaks Record
IMF Frees Up $1.3 Billion In Emergency Funds For Ukraine Under ‘Food Shock Window’
Russia celebrates “liberation” of annexed Finnish land
Austria challenges EU ‘green’ nuclear label in court
Ukraine says mass burial sites found in retaken town of Lyman
Catalonia’s coalition government collapses over lack of progress towards independence
Germany announces 10mn euro for Pakistan flood relief
Forced mobilization in Crimea: Russians attempting a genocide again?
Poland to keep electricity price low for 98 pct of firms
BiH and NATO have unique and multidimensional Relations
Poland accuses Russia of exaggerated environmental claims in canal row
Japan ranks record low 29th for global digital competitiveness
Electricity crisis forces hundreds of churches in Sweden to close doors
Ukrainian parliament recognizes Russian-held islands as Japanese territory
Left parties vow to bring rule of law back to Poland
Japan’s MBS to bring ‘Education And Nationalism’ to Busan market
Massive blast cripples parts of Crimea-Russia bridge, in blow to Putin’s war effort
Musk offers proposal on China-Taiwan tensions, after Russia-Ukraine plan
Rail traffic in northern Germany disrupted by ‘sabotage’
Germany: Far-right demo protests Russia sanctions, energy policy
Northern Ontario author pens book set in Finland’s Winter War
Tuppurainen: Finland neither seeks nor supports a new EU joint debt
Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands and Canada launch year-round producers’ residency (exclusive)

1446 October 9: Hangeul Day/Korean Language day
1962 October 9: Uganda Independence Day
1988 October 9: Latvijas Tautas fronte, Popular Front of Latvia, Founded
1868 October 10: Proclamation of Cuban Independence Beginning Ten Years War
1911 October 10: National Day of the Republic of China, Taiwan
1970 October 10: Fiji Day
October 10: World Mental Health Day
1492 October 11: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, US
October 11: International Day of the Girl Child
1552 October 12: Fall of Kazan, Tatarstan
1968 October 12: Equatorial Guinea Independence Day
1975 October 12: Saharawi National Unity Day
October 14: Defender of Ukraine Day
1821 October 15: Sequoyah Day, creation of Cherokee Syllabary
1940 October 15: Catalonia president Lluís Companys executed by firing squad
1998 October 15: Latvian State Language Day
2008 October 15: International Parliamentarians for West Papua launches in UK
October 15: National Hispanic Heritage Month, US